Early Care & Education

Illinois Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care Centers

View breastfeeding-friendly childcare resources and materials from the Illinois Department of Human Services and the Illinois Breastfeeding Task Force. Materials include a powerpoint with 10 easy steps to being a breastfeeding friendly child care center, a self-appraisal questionnaire for child care centers, and sample evaluations for day care center staff.

Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care from San Diego

The University of California San Diego created these breastfeeding-friendly child care resources to help train and support chilcare providers to support families to breastfeed. Resources include training videos and online courses.

USDA- Breastfed Babies Welcome Here

Communications tools that Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators can use to let mothers and families know that breastfed babies are welcome at their child care sites, including posters, stickers and a guide for moms.

Additional Resources

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